Originally Posted By: MPFD
How do you guys like the smooth sided upper receivers? I have a barrel on order and have been debating whether to try one. I never use my forward assist, but it is nice just in case I guess. I think the thing I might miss is the brass deflector. Do the smooth sided DPMS sweets throw brass okay?

the slick sides are ok. If I want to be quiet chambering a round I use my thumb in the relief/scallop of the bolt carrier to push it in. works for me. Actually I believe thats what it was for in the orignal design before it had a forward assist? old A1?
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